Columns is a computer remake of the Sega classic puzzle game of the
Mediatype softwareCreator Autumn SpringsIdentifier ColumnsAddeddate 2012-09-29 06:14:35Date 2001Year 2001License freewarePublicdate 2012-09-29 06:15:08
same name. You have a 6x14 playing field. Jewels stacked in a 1x3 column fall
from the top of the field towards the bottom. You can move the jewels to the
left or right of the playing field by pressing LEFT or RIGHT, respectively.
Also, you can rotate the order of the jewels as they fall by pressing the UP
key. The column moves down as much as possible (until it hits another jewel or
the bottom of the field), and then a new column starts its way down.
The object of Columns is to form lines of at least three jewels going
horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. Any time you can not place a column
completely below the top of the playing field, the game is over.
Sometimes during the game you will notice a special column (in the
default.skn it's light blue and white). This is the MAGIC JEWEL. When you
place it on any other jewel, ALL the jewels on the field of that same kind